Pasungay Festival

Pasungay Festival, the traditional bull fighting, is held as part of an ancient tradition celebrated every 3rd Saturday of January.

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Pasungay is one of the favorite activities of the people in San Joaquin. Bullfighting in the area can be traced back to the Spanish occupation and has developed into a ritualistic occasion observed in connection with its feast day. Unlike in Spain and Latin America, bullfights in San Joaquin do not feature matadors, nor is there much blood or gore.